With all the gift-giving talk in the air, I can't let Alder & Co. go overlooked. Situated downtown next to Grüner, this shop is full of precious, interesting, well designed goodies from all over the world. There's a small, international selection of clothing, plus Japanese paper supplies, dishware and small household goods—including gorgeous blankets. You almost couldn't go wrong here. I'm especially enraptured by the recent arrival of Nos Da blankets and pouffs from England:

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So gorgeous. Some shots from a recent visit:

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I dare you to find a cooler teapot:

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More blankets I want to bury my face in:

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